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Songs are the stars as Will Kimbrough focuses on SouthMusic Review: Songs are the stars as Will Kimbrough focuses on his native South
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Vincent Dubois, organist at the Great Organ of Notre-Dame de Paris, plays the organ at Strasbourg Conservatoire (music school), eastern France, Wednesday April 17, 2019. Dubois, who wasn't in the cathedral, says the instrument "must be completely dusted off, cleaned from the soot, the dust that is inside." (AP Photo/Sylvain Plazy)
Notre Dame organists itching to play thunderous instrumentThe organists of Notre Dame spent terrible hours worried about their thunderous instrument
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.  Beyonce has released a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary “Homecoming,” called “Homecoming: The Live Album.” The documentary explores Beyonce’s historic performances at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. She was the first black woman to headline the event in which she paid tribute to America’s historically black colleges. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Beyoncé drops surprise new albumBeyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary "Homecoming."
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2019 file photo, Ne-Yo performs during Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The pre-taped concert, hosted by Smokey Robinson and Cedric the Entertainer, with an all-star lineup including Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Diana Ross, Meghan Trainor and Tori Kelly, airs Sunday, April 21, on CBS. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Berry Gordy fulfills dreams with Motown reaching 60 yearsMotown founder Berry Gordy says he fulfilled his dreams of creating a record label to make music for 'all people' in the world
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Review: On 'Social Cues,' Cage the Elephant sound uncagedMusic Review: After taking a detour into fuzzy guitars, tambourines and a '60s vibe with 2015's "Tell Me I'm Pretty," the Kentucky alternative rockers have put out arguably their best collection of songs with "Social Cues."
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this April 8, 1975 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin performs during the 47th Annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Franklin is still getting R.E.S.P.E.C.T. after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, April 15, 2019, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo, File)
Aretha Franklin makes history with posthumous Pulitzer winAretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930
The Associated Press2 days ago
Maryland's Capital Gazette newspaper, Aretha Franklin win special citations from Pulitzer boardMaryland's Capital Gazette newspaper, Aretha Franklin win special citations from Pulitzer board
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016 file photo, rapper Jay-Z appears at a NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles. Jay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a performance next week.  Tickets for the April 26 show go on sale Friday, April 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Jay-Z to perform at newly renovated Webster Hall in NYCJay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a performance next week
The Associated Press2 days ago
High court declines to take Pennsylvania rap artist's caseThe Supreme Court is declining to take the case of a Pennsylvania rapper who was convicted of threatening police officers in one of his songs
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this March 1, 2019, file photo, Hong Kong actors Chan Hung-chun, right, and Lung Koon-tin, dressed as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, pose during a press conference to promote their upcoming Chinese opera "Trump on Show" in Hong Kong. President Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in ChinaPresident Donald Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2014, file photo, Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits off the 14th fairway during the second round of the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Dave Loggins had the songwriting chops to soak in that moment in 1981 from his first time at Augusta Natioanl, write down some music and lyrics and then create one of the most beloved theme songs in sports history. It’s called “Augusta” and over nearly four decades it’s become ingrained in the CBS Masters broadcast. For many fans, the easy-flowing guitar and piano is one of the signals of spring. It’s been a staple since 1982, when it aired the first time. Loggins said his moment of inspiration hit him while walking along the 14th fairway with a friend. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Sounds of Spring: Loggins' song 'Augusta' endures at MastersDave Loggins had a prolific songwriting career but his most enduring song might be 'Augusta,' CBS' Masters theme
The Associated Press5 days ago
A hearse leaves a burial service for the late rapper Nipsey Hussle at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills cemetery, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
The Latest: Rapper Nipsey Hussle laid to rest at LA cemeteryThe Latest: Rapper Nipsey Hussle has been buried at a Los Angeles cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous celebrities
The Associated Press5 days ago
Police: Waka Flocka Flame uninjured in studio shootingRapper Waka Flocka Flame escaped injury when gunshots were fired at an Atlanta recording studio earlier this month
The Associated Press5 days ago
Review: Glen Hansard brings familiar intensity to latest setMusic Review: Glen Hansard's work has always conveyed brooding intensity, and his latest work, "This Wild Willing," is no exception
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this March 28, 2019 photo, Ben Platt poses for a portrait in New York to promote his debut album "Sing to Me Instead." (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP)
Ben Platt moves away from 'Dear Evan Hansen' with new albumBen Platt, who won the best actor Tony award in 2017 for 'Dear Evan Hansen,' has released his debut album
The Associated Press5 days ago
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